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Gore Recognized for Treatment Device

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has received CE Mark (Conformité Européenne) for the new large diameter 35 mm trunk-ipsilateral leg and 36 mm aortic extender components of the GORE EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis. The new components provide physicians with a proven and durable endovascular option to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) in patients with […]

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Flagstaff Business News recently asked Holly Nester of Personal Care Physical Therapy to be our Spotlight.  After a decade in practice, Nester serves many types of people with varying types of ailments.  She also travels to businesses in the region to improve occupational safety and help people maintain productivity through ergonomics.  Nester’s practice is located […]

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Heart Care Becoming Available Locally

 The heart specialists at Northern Arizona Healthcare have moved into their new and improved space with plans to better serve patients throughout the region. The 11,000-square-foot Heart and Vascular Center of Northern Arizona (HVCNA) is located on the second floor of Flagstaff Medical Center’s west campus. HVCNA is a partnership between Flagstaff Medical Center and […]

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Trends in Veterinary Medicine for 2012

Over the past 20 years, there have been tremendous changes in veterinary medicine. Advances in science and technology have enabled us to treat our animal patients with the same quality of medical care as humans. Many diagnostic tools we now take for granted simply weren’t available in the past: Ultrasound, in-house labs that allow us […]

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Treating Hand Arthritis

What is Arthritis? Arthritis refers to a joint in the body being inflamed. The normal joint has cartilage-capped bones that articulate, or move in relation to each other. The cartilage plus the synovial fluid, which lubricates the joint, allows the joint surfaces to move past each other without friction. The cartilage surfaces can wear thin […]

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Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

You have probably heard of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy or Regenerative Injection Therapy in the news. Many professional athletic teams are using this treatment to get their players back in the game sooner. This treatment is not only for professional athletes. Everyone wants to get back to what they do for play or for […]

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The True Cost of Migraines

A migraine is a one-sided headache that is often associated with severe throbbing pain, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or an aura. At least 10 percent of Americans suffer from these debilitating headaches. Not only are they a huge burden for the individual, but the cost to employers is high. In the United States, it […]

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Total Disc Replacement in the Lumbar Spine

Lumbar Total Disc Replacement is the next generation in the surgical care of lumbar degenerative disc disease. A lumbar total disc replacement (TDR) is a motion preserving technology now being used by spine surgeons in place of fusion. TDR aims to replace the degenerative disc, which is the pain generator, with a mobile implant, thus […]

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